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User Interface & User Experience
Salesforce transforms the businesses of hundreds of thousands of customers and millions of users. Your insights will matter - at scale. You distill complex problems into insights that inform design, development, and business decisions. You seek out diverse data, and you triangulate them. You eagerly use new research methods to get at the heart of the issue, and you have expertise with the ‘tried and true’ ones.
You’re passionate about technology. You’re even more passionate about people. You have deep empathy for their everyday struggles and challenges. You always put their needs first, and you’re unwavering in your desire to provide the best experiences for users.
Sound like you? Then you're someone we want to work with. As a Senior, Lead, or Principal Researcher, you will work in the Research and Insights team. Join our amazing team and you'll get to work with some of the best and brightest. You'll find startup-like scrum teams, consumer-style innovation, and the opportunity to deliver great experiences to millions of end-users. And, by the way, you’ll work for a company that has been named – 10 years running – in Fortune 100 Top Places to work.
Provide strategic and tactical insights that inform design and development
Partner fully with product owners, designers, and engineers to provide the best possible experience for our users and customers
Participate in strategic product research and analysis, always striving to deeply know and understand the customers who will be using your products
Synthesize research to identify product use cases and user types
Create narratives to frame problems and highlight the business value of potential solutions
Be a strategic business partner to key executives, helping shape their long-term vision
Work on fast-paced projects, requiring attention to detail and working within constrained timelines
Required Experience / Skills:
5+ years of experience conducting research in user experience, product design, or technology contexts
Proven track record influencing product direction and strategy with actionable insights
Ability to plan, design, execute and communicate both strategic and tactical research engagements
Ability to structure and lead internal and external workshops or design studios and analyze the outcomes to provide insight for stakeholders
Expert understanding of research methods (qualitative and quantitative) and best practices
Experience working in cross-functional teams (e.g. design, product management, engineering)
Familiarity with basic statistical methods and concepts
Excellent project management, communication, and presentation skills
B.A./B/S, M.A./M.S. or Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Cognitive or Experimental Psychology, Sociology or a related degree
Bonus: Experience with business software, solutions, technology
Bonus: Experience leading, coaching, or managing individual contributors (ideally researchers) welcome
Bonus: Experience in the relevant industry domain
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